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By Josh Arnett Staff Writer for the McPherson Sentinel Posted Aug. 30, 2016 at 10:18 AM CertainTeed's expansion is underway! The company's McPherson plant broke ground on a 40,000-square-foot expansion on Aug. 16 and is expected to be completed in April 2017. This will allow the installation of four...

By Cheyenne Derksen Schroeder Staff Writer for the McPherson Sentinel July 19. 2016 10:02AM Industry continues family success The Houghton family has never been afraid to expand their business. PHOTO/ Cheyenne Derksen Schroeder/McPherson Sentinel Some finished products at Central Plastics, Inc. need to be stored near the production line as the...

Exporting can be extremely beneficial for a company's bottom line, however, according to a fact sheet provided by trade.gov, less than one percent of America's 30 million companies export.  And of the 1% who do, 58% of them only do so to one country leaving...

McPherson's business and industry stakeholders understand how important international exports are to our city, county, and region.  The latest report from a Brooking's analysis of data shows that McPherson County's export growth is 9.8% from 2008-2014; 3.5% higher than the GDP for the same period. ...

On Tuesday, 04/12/2016 representatives of the McPherson Industrial Development Company and the McPherson Chamber of Commerce had the unique opportunity to learn more about Pfizer's culture, products and see, first hand, their sophisticated, and high-tech manufacturing processes. This pharmaceutical manufacturing facility has had a strong heritage...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2016 News contact: David Greiser, (785) 823-3754 dgreiser@ksdot.org Sec. King to Announce US-56 & Mohawk Road/I135 Interchange projects in McPherson County Tuesday morning, April 19, 2016, at the McPherson Museum, 1111 E Kansas Ave, Transportation Secretary Mike King will announce two projects improving the...

With positions in McPherson's Industries becoming increasingly technical and a County unemployment rate registering at 3.2% for January 2016,   MIDC recognizes that the need for more highly skilled, high-quality employees exists. Despite the County's workforce needs, McPherson's industrial employers continue to be successful.  If fact,...

February 17, 2016 10:34 AM MCPHERSON, Kan., Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Member-owners of CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, are now benefiting from the recently completed coker at the company's central Kansas refinery. Construction of...